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Village declares Beautification Day

Ernie Wood waters planters on Main Street with the help of the watering cart purchased by Charlie King.

To coin a phrase: every day is beautiful, in its own way. Perhaps the most beautiful will be August 3 or as the Granville Village Board recently declared it – Granville Beautification Day.  The declaration, made at the July 11 meeting, recognizes the efforts of the Slate Valley Garden Club to keep up the appearance […]

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Town summer rec starts July 6

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Time remains to sign up youth for the Town of Granville Summer Recreation Program organizers said recently. The program will be led by directors Megan Mead along with about a half dozen helpers including Katie Beecher, Chanleigh Casey, Sarah Bixby, Meghan O’Brien, Julianne Edwards and Jamie Hicks.  The program will offer indoor and outdoor activities […]

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Track sectional results

O’Brien, Clark post sectional wins Granville girls fifth   A pair of Granville girls accounted for three sectional wins Friday, May 27 as the girls track team took fifth in the Class B Sectionals. Alicia Clark finished first in the 1,500 and 3,000 meter run 5:03.64 and 11:08 respectively and fourth in the 800 meters […]

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Girls track sweeps at home

Wasaren League track Granville girls dominate     Granville girls track took two of three relays to break a tie with Stillwater for the league dual meet lead April 26. Granville beat Stillwater and Lake George to take the meet and the lead in the Wasaren. Meghan O’Brien won four individual events with victories in […]

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It’s official: five teachers know they’re safe

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Officials in the Granville School District announced April 14 the names of the teachers retained through concessions made by the Granville Teacher’s Association for a salary freeze. The agreement which saved the district more than $200,000 and included concessions on healthcare costs saved five teachers when district officials agreed to readdress the budget and find […]

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O’Brien leads girls track

 Meghan O’Brien took home three wins as the Granville girls track team swept Whitehall and Hoosic Valley in Schaghticoke April 12. While the boys had winners, they could not overcome Whitehall. O’Brien won the 100 meters with a time of 13.8 seconds, triple jump with a distance of 33 feet, 5.5 inches, the long jump […]

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Strong Turnout benefits track team

Solid numbers lead to success on the track As the sun shone down on Granville for what seemed like the first time in a long time, the Granville Track Team was out in force and on the run. Distance runners scattered across the sidewalks of the village, ears filled with music, joined by the medium […]

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Wasaren League All Stars

The Granville Golden Horde’s 1,000-point scorer made the first team for the Wasaren League, but was not named most valuable player and honor that went to Greenwich’s Dani DeGregory. Fuller, who surpassed the 1,000-point mark in a game at Greenwich was the sole Granville representative on the first team. Meghan O’Brien received honorable mention for […]

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Granville students performed at All-County

See video of the junior and senior bands performing by checking out our YouTube videos. At a time when school budgets are strained to the breaking point educators gathered at Whitehall Central School Saturday made the case one note at a time that music makes a difference. The best of the best in Washington County […]

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Horde girls win play-in

Granville plays in, meets Valley The Granville Golden Horde girls basketball team took an early advantage and made it last to crate up the Cobleskill Bulldogs, 47-34, and advance into the Class B playoffs and face the second-seeded Hoosic Valley Indians. Emily Fuller scored 15 points and Heather Chapman dropped a double-double for the Horde […]

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Torres will coach – again

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By Krystle S. Morey After a months-long process of back-and-forth appointments, rescinded hires and resignations, Mario Torres has been named […]

500 alumni attend Whitehall All-Class Reunion

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By Dan King Alumni from 19 states and two foreign countries made their way to Whitehall for the Whitehall High […]

Local couple to reopen Scotties’

Mark and Edie Pickard of Granville purchased Scotties’, a long-time diner and gift shop on Main Street, last week. The couple plans to preserve the atmosphere of the former Scotties’.

By Krystle S. Morey After about six months of negotiations, Scotties’ has been sold – and to a local couple. […]

Hicks tasked with reuniting school board

School Board President Audrey Hicks was reelected Monday, July 11. She is pictured here being sworn in at the board’s reorganizational meeting.

By Krystle S. Morey Focusing on academics, improving the graduation rate and boosting student participation are just a few things […]

Feature: ‘I’ve had a lot of fun in my life’

Margaret Lloyd Hoey

By Dan King Margaret Lloyd Hoey has seen a little bit of everything in her lifetime. The 95-year-old Whitehall High […]

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